Many people who travel to Costa Rica find themselves wondering if it would be possible to come back for a longer time, or perhaps make the move to this country. For those of you wanting to either volunteer… Read More

Moving To Costa Rica

Almost everyday, I hear someone on Facebook or through email say “I want to move to Costa Rica”. Due to a variety of reasons, there is growing trend of Americans who want to live abroad, and Costa Rica… Read More

Work from Home Costa Rica

I just started to work as a contractor for a small US-based consulting firm.   Yes – I work for a US company but am based in Costa Rica.  Sound like a dream?   Well, it certainly has… Read More

Employment Scams and Tips Costa Rica

I want to bring my subscribers attention to an employment scam in Jaco that is directed at people that work in the software development industry or technology.  The company is called GeckoTech.   Their web site is located… Read More

Costa Rica Labor Laws

Quick Facts: Costa Rica has a growing workforce due to its expanding economy. As such, there is an extensive legal system that serves as a guidance for human resource departments to lay down company policy and manage their… Read More

How to work in Costa Rica without Permanent Residency

Contrary to popular belief, it is possible to work in Costa Rica without permanent residency or citizenship.  You can work as a contractor!  Woah!  Let me back-up a few steps.  There are a couple of pre-requisites.  First, you… Read More